The return to Fight Island was a successful and exciting one for UFC 253 and the promotion will remain at the Flash Forum this week as women’s bantamweights Holly Holm and Irene Aldana headline the event. We have a full preview and the betting odds for UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana, which is taking place on Yas Island on Saturday, October 3.
Holm, the former champion, looks to collect a second straight win for the first time since she began her career with 10 wins in a row, a streak that was snapped in 2016. A win here may fast-track her to getting yet another title shot vs Amanda Nunes.
Meanwhile, after a stunning first-round knockout of Ketlen Vieira last December, Aldana hopes she can springboard to a title fight by knocking off a former champion. Aldana enters this fight as a winner in five of her last six, including her past two.
Online sportsbook Bovada has released UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana betting odds and has listed Holm as the slight -125 favorite with Aldana coming back as a -105 underdog. That means you would have to wager $125 to profit $100 with a Holm win, while betting $105 on Aldana would profit you $100. You can find out all your potential winnings with our sports betting calculator.
UFC Fight Island 4: Holm vs Aldana Betting Odds
UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana Broadcast Information
Holly Holm vs Irene Aldana Betting Odds
Since beating Ronda Rousey to win the title in 2015, Holm (-125) has struggled to find her footing, going 3-5. Aldana (-105) dropped her first two bouts in the Octagon, but she has won five of her last six, with the lone loss coming against former title challenger Raquel Pennington via split decision.
Prediction: Holly Holm (-125) via decision
Yorgan De Castro vs Carlos Felipe Betting Odds
|Yorgan De Castro||-250|
On the heels of his first pro loss, Yorgan De Castro (-250) looks to return to the win column with a bang. Similarly, Carlos “Boi” Felipe (+195) made his UFC debut in July and suffered his first pro loss, snapping an eight-fight winning streak.
Prediction: Yorgan De Castro (-250) via knockout
Germaine de Randamie vs Julianna Pena Betting Odds
|Germaine de Randamie||-150|
Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie (-150) had her five-fight winning streak snapped in her last appearance in the title fight vs Amanda Nunes, who was also responsible for the loss prior to de Randamie’s winning streak. Julianna “The Venezuelan Vixen” Pena (+120) returns to the Octagon for just her fifth fight since 2015 as injuries and motherhood have kept her out of the cage.
Prediction: Germaine de Randamie (-150) via decision
Kyler Phillips vs Cameron Else Betting Odds
Set to make his UFC debut is Cameron “Camchida” Else (-500), who lays his six-fight winning streak on the line. Kyler “Matrix” Phillips (+350) is also on a winning streak, albeit a shorter one at two fights after suffering his first pro loss in 2018.
Prediction: Kyler Phillips (-500) via knockout
Dequan Townsend vs Dusko Todorovic Betting Odds
Looking to get his first win in the UFC is Dequan “The Tarantula” Townsend (+265), who is 0-3 in the Octagon after being 6-1 in his previous seven fights before getting a contract. Meanwhile, Dusko Todorovic (-350) is making his UFC debut after earning a contract in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series last August.
Prediction: Dusko Todorovic (-350) via decision
UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana Predictions & Odds
|Women’s Bantamweight - Holly Holm||-125|
|Heavyweight - Yorgan De Castro||-250|
|Women’s Bantamweight - Germaine de Randamie||-150|
|Bantamweight - Kyler Phillips||-500|
|Middleweight - Dusko Todorovic||-350|
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